Light in the darkness…

Light in the darkness…

As the candle lights up the darkness on these early morning November days, I reflect on how can we be a light for others? How can we glow and dance like the candle wick? As the days get shorter, the darkness & cold start to find its way into Iowa, many want to...
Grief WAVES…

Grief WAVES…

As a human being, we cannot escape the undercurrent grief wave that pulls us down and takes our breath away. Just as I type these words on the page, I’m experiencing the loss of a dear friend. This friend and I go back to meeting in church when our children were...
Welcome!

Welcome!

Welcome onboard North Dakota, South Dakota, and Minnesota Floral and Gift Shops! Welcome Vintage Point, De Smet Flowers, Platte Floral, Country Boutique, Detroit Lakes Floral, The Garden Shed, and Accent Floral in Winner! We are excited to partner with you to...
Garden of LOVE…

Garden of LOVE…

Each and every year, my Mom and Grandma Marie planted a garden.  The process and work that went into taking care of a garden really is a true labor of love.  It all begins with the seeds.  Typically my mom would save any seeds from years past to reuse and plant.  We...
Transformational change…

Transformational change…

Do you fight change? Change is hard and painful at times. If you let yourself feel the pain instead of fighting it, you will be transformed like the caterpillar into a beautiful butterfly. If you look inward at your actions and your pigments below the surface, you may...
Diamonds…

Diamonds…

Do we try to create our own Diamonds?  Are we really becoming what we were created to become?  A beautiful cut diamond that shimmers and shines, and is rare?  Why do they have to be rare?  Why can’t we all become the diamonds that God created us to be by fulfilling...